Feb 2010
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
In the first eight decades of the 20th century, Brazil ranked among the countries with highest growth rates in the world. During the period 1930-80, in particular, it managed to reduce its per…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Jaramillo, Fidel; Agosin, Manuel R.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Cueva Armijos, Simón; Albornoz, Vicente; Avellán, Leopoldo; Artana, Daniel; Auguste, Sebastián; Cuevas, Mario; Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey; Bolaños Zamora, Rodrigo; Delgado Quesada, Félix; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra; Watson, Patrick
Why are growth rates in Latin America so disappointing? This book reviews the results of an ambitious research project to determine the binding constraints to growth, that is, the barrier whose…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Machado, Roberto
Liberalizing measures have been outnumbering by far the introduction of greater restrictions. However, the reports are silent on how liberal the policy regimes of individual countries really are and…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.
This study deals with the appropriate macroeconomic policies toward international capital flows. It argues that countries in a position to integrate themselves into world capital markets should…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Rodas Martini, Pablo; Saavedra-Rivano, Neantro
This study covers the impact of the emergence of China on Central American economies, with special emphasis on Guatemala and Honduras. The issue of the China¿s impact is generally approached from the…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Rodas Martini, Pablo; Saavedra-Rivano, Neantro
Este estudio trata sobre el impacto del surgimiento de China en las economías centroamericanas, con especial énfasis en Guatemala y Honduras. Generalmente, la temática del impacto de China se la…
Nov 1998
Author(s): Nolet, Gijs; Carrizosa, Santiago; Keipi, Kari; McNeelly, Jeffrey A.; Southgate, Douglas; Smith, David C.; Dourojeanni, Marc J.; Newcombe, Ken
Este documento (ENV 111) presenta los resultados del Taller sobre Inversiones en la Conservación de la Diversidad Biológica que se celebró en el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo el 28 de octubre de…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…